Period
to 16 November 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Somerset with a requirement for Degree qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 6 months to 16 November 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Academic Degree
South West > Somerset
6 months to
16 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 14 21 18
Rank change year-on-year +7 -3 -3
Permanent jobs citing Degree 114 154 166
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Somerset 11.90% 11.37% 12.23%
As % of the Qualifications category 50.22% 55.80% 43.12%
Number of salaries quoted 90 111 127
Somerset median annual salary £28,000 £40,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -30.00% +14.29% -
10th Percentile £21,250 £24,250 £23,300
90th Percentile £50,125 £60,000 £53,500
South West median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,500
% change year-on-year - -1.23% +8.00%

Degree is in the Academic Qualifications and Professional Certifications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Somerset with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Somerset
Permanent vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 227 276 385
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Somerset 23.70% 20.38% 28.37%
Number of salaries quoted 171 216 297
Somerset median annual salary £37,500 £38,500 £36,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.60% +6.94% +2.86%
10th Percentile £23,750 £25,000 £23,400
90th Percentile £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
South West median annual salary £43,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +7.50% - -

Degree
Job Vacancy Trend in Somerset

Job postings citing Degree as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Somerset.

Job vacancy trend for Degree in Somerset

Degree
Salary Trend in Somerset

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Degree in Somerset.

Salary trend for Degree in Somerset

Degree
Salary Histogram in Somerset

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Degree in Somerset over the 6 months to 16 November 2018.

Salary histogram for Degree in Somerset

Degree
Job Locations in Somerset

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Degree within the Somerset region over the 6 months to 16 November 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bath -1 54 £28,000 -30.00% 18
Portishead +4 7 £27,000 -25.52% 1
Bridgwater - 6 £30,000 - 2
Wells - 6 £17,500 -
Taunton -6 4 £37,000 -1.33% 3
Clevedon +13 3 £50,000 -2.44% 1
Yeovil -5 3 £57,500 +55.41% 2
Axbridge - 2 £52,500 -
Weston-super-Mare - 1 £40,000 - 1
Minehead - 1 - -
Degree
South West

For the 6 months to 16 November 2018, IT jobs citing Degree also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Somerset region with a requirement for Degree.

1 58 (50.88%) Computer Science
2 38 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 36 (31.58%) C#
3 36 (31.58%) JavaScript
4 31 (27.19%) Mathematics
4 31 (27.19%) Computer Science Degree
5 29 (25.44%) OO
6 28 (24.56%) SQL
7 27 (23.68%) C++
8 23 (20.18%) Windows
8 23 (20.18%) Software Engineering
9 22 (19.30%) Web Development
9 22 (19.30%) .NET
10 20 (17.54%) SQL Server
10 20 (17.54%) Linux
11 19 (16.67%) CSS
11 19 (16.67%) Microsoft
11 19 (16.67%) Visualisation
12 18 (15.79%) Problem-Solving
12 18 (15.79%) SDLC
13 17 (14.91%) Git (software)
13 17 (14.91%) Java
14 16 (14.04%) Scrum
15 15 (13.16%) Manufacturing
15 15 (13.16%) HTML
15 15 (13.16%) Python
15 15 (13.16%) RESTful
15 15 (13.16%) Physics
16 14 (12.28%) Amazon AWS
16 14 (12.28%) CRM

Degree
Co-occurring IT Skills in Somerset by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 9 (7.89%) SharePoint
2 8 (7.02%) CMS
2 8 (7.02%) Exchange Server 2010
2 8 (7.02%) Exchange Server 2013
2 8 (7.02%) MS Exchange
3 7 (6.14%) Umbraco
4 5 (4.39%) Apache
5 3 (2.63%) ArcGIS
6 2 (1.75%) BizTalk Server
6 2 (1.75%) Elasticsearch
7 1 (0.88%) Apache Spark
7 1 (0.88%) SAS
7 1 (0.88%) WordPress
Applications
1 12 (10.53%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (1.75%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.88%) Microsoft Project
3 1 (0.88%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 9 (7.89%) Dynamics CRM
2 7 (6.14%) Payment Gateway
3 2 (1.75%) Sonata
Cloud Services
1 14 (12.28%) Amazon AWS
2 13 (11.40%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (6.14%) Dynamics 365
4 4 (3.51%) Office 365
5 2 (1.75%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 8 (7.02%) TCP/IP
2 6 (5.26%) Unified Communications
2 6 (5.26%) VoIP
3 2 (1.75%) DHCP
3 2 (1.75%) SAN
3 2 (1.75%) SSH
4 1 (0.88%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (17.54%) SQL Server
2 9 (7.89%) Big Data
3 7 (6.14%) phpMyAdmin
4 5 (4.39%) GIS
4 5 (4.39%) MySQL
5 4 (3.51%) CouchDB
6 3 (2.63%) NoSQL
7 2 (1.75%) Geospatial Data
8 1 (0.88%) Blockchain
8 1 (0.88%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 17 (14.91%) Git (software)
2 8 (7.02%) Team Foundation Server
3 7 (6.14%) Visual Studio
4 5 (4.39%) Eclipse
4 5 (4.39%) Eclipse RCP
5 3 (2.63%) Selenium
6 2 (1.75%) Cucumber
6 2 (1.75%) HP UFT
6 2 (1.75%) JIRA
6 2 (1.75%) Rational Rhapsody
6 2 (1.75%) WebDriver
7 1 (0.88%) NUnit
7 1 (0.88%) Rational DOORS
7 1 (0.88%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 15 (13.16%) Manufacturing
2 14 (12.28%) Games
3 11 (9.65%) Marketing
4 8 (7.02%) Electronics
4 8 (7.02%) Telecoms
5 7 (6.14%) Finance
6 4 (3.51%) Retail
7 2 (1.75%) Advertising
7 2 (1.75%) Aerospace
7 2 (1.75%) Automotive
7 2 (1.75%) Banking
7 2 (1.75%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.88%) Back Office
8 1 (0.88%) Law
8 1 (0.88%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 51 (44.74%) Developer
2 42 (36.84%) Graduate
3 29 (25.44%) Software Developer
4 21 (18.42%) Graduate Developer
5 18 (15.79%) Graduate Software Developer
6 17 (14.91%) Analyst
7 12 (10.53%) Graduate Analyst
8 11 (9.65%) Consultant
8 11 (9.65%) Software Engineer
9 10 (8.77%) Graduate Consultant
9 10 (8.77%) Support Engineer
10 7 (6.14%) Graduate Software Consultant
10 7 (6.14%) Software Consultant
10 7 (6.14%) Web Developer
11 6 (5.26%) Analyst Programmer
11 6 (5.26%) Graduate Programmer
11 6 (5.26%) IT Engineer
11 6 (5.26%) IT Support
11 6 (5.26%) IT Support Engineer
11 6 (5.26%) Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (19.30%) .NET
2 19 (16.67%) CSS
3 15 (13.16%) HTML
3 15 (13.16%) RESTful
4 13 (11.40%) ASP.NET
5 11 (9.65%) JSON
6 9 (7.89%) jQuery
6 9 (7.89%) React
7 8 (7.02%) ASP.NET Web API
7 8 (7.02%) Web Services
8 7 (6.14%) LAMP
8 7 (6.14%) Redux
9 6 (5.26%) HTML5
10 5 (4.39%) JSP
10 5 (4.39%) Middleware
10 5 (4.39%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 4 (3.51%) WCF
12 3 (2.63%) .NET Framework
12 3 (2.63%) AngularJS
12 3 (2.63%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 58 (50.88%) Computer Science
2 6 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (5.26%) Data Structures
3 5 (4.39%) 3D Graphics
3 5 (4.39%) Industry 4.0
3 5 (4.39%) NHS
4 3 (2.63%) Greenfield Project
5 2 (1.75%) Linux Command Line
6 1 (0.88%) Acoustics
6 1 (0.88%) Algorithms
6 1 (0.88%) Data Centre
6 1 (0.88%) Enterprise Cloud
6 1 (0.88%) FMCG
6 1 (0.88%) PlayStation
6 1 (0.88%) Robotics
6 1 (0.88%) Self-Motivation
6 1 (0.88%) User Experience
6 1 (0.88%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 23 (20.18%) Windows
2 20 (17.54%) Linux
3 13 (11.40%) Windows Server
4 12 (10.53%) Android
5 9 (7.89%) Windows Server 2012
6 7 (6.14%) Apple iOS
7 5 (4.39%) Windows Server 2008
8 4 (3.51%) Debian
8 4 (3.51%) Ubuntu
9 1 (0.88%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (27.19%) Mathematics
3 29 (25.44%) OO
4 23 (20.18%) Software Engineering
5 22 (19.30%) Web Development
6 19 (16.67%) Visualisation
7 18 (15.79%) Problem-Solving
7 18 (15.79%) SDLC
8 16 (14.04%) Scrum
9 15 (13.16%) Physics
10 14 (12.28%) CRM
11 13 (11.40%) TDD
11 13 (11.40%) Test Automation
12 12 (10.53%) MVC
12 12 (10.53%) OOP
12 12 (10.53%) Project Management
13 11 (9.65%) Analytics
13 11 (9.65%) Business Intelligence
13 11 (9.65%) Digital Marketing
13 11 (9.65%) Mobile Development
Programming Languages
1 36 (31.58%) C#
1 36 (31.58%) JavaScript
2 28 (24.56%) SQL
3 27 (23.68%) C++
4 17 (14.91%) Java
5 15 (13.16%) Python
6 10 (8.77%) C
6 10 (8.77%) PHP
7 7 (6.14%) PowerShell
8 6 (5.26%) Apple Swift
8 6 (5.26%) Scala
9 5 (4.39%) PL/SQL
10 4 (3.51%) Bash Shell
11 2 (1.75%) Go
11 2 (1.75%) Perl
11 2 (1.75%) Ruby
12 1 (0.88%) Ada
12 1 (0.88%) Embedded C
12 1 (0.88%) R
12 1 (0.88%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 31 (27.19%) Computer Science Degree
2 7 (6.14%) Numerate Degree
3 6 (5.26%) PhD
4 3 (2.63%) CCNA
4 3 (2.63%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (2.63%) ISTQB
4 3 (2.63%) PMI Certification
4 3 (2.63%) PMP
4 3 (2.63%) Security Cleared
5 2 (1.75%) HND
5 2 (1.75%) Master's Degree
5 2 (1.75%) MCP
5 2 (1.75%) SC Cleared
6 1 (0.88%) APMP
6 1 (0.88%) Chartered Engineer
6 1 (0.88%) DV Cleared
6 1 (0.88%) ISEB
6 1 (0.88%) MCSE
6 1 (0.88%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.51%) QA
2 2 (1.75%) PMO
3 1 (0.88%) Def Stans
3 1 (0.88%) GDPR
3 1 (0.88%) MISRA
3 1 (0.88%) MISRA C
3 1 (0.88%) P3O
System Software
1 11 (9.65%) Active Directory
2 10 (8.77%) Hyper-V
3 6 (5.26%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (3.51%) Xen
5 2 (1.75%) Docker
5 2 (1.75%) FreeRADIUS
5 2 (1.75%) KVM
5 2 (1.75%) Virtual Machines
5 2 (1.75%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 2 (1.75%) Ansible
1 2 (1.75%) Backup Exec
1 2 (1.75%) HP Quality Center
1 2 (1.75%) WSUS
Vendors
1 19 (16.67%) Microsoft
2 6 (5.26%) SAP
2 6 (5.26%) VMware
3 5 (4.39%) HP
4 3 (2.63%) Cisco
5 2 (1.75%) Cognizant
5 2 (1.75%) IBM
5 2 (1.75%) Veritas
6 1 (0.88%) Dell
6 1 (0.88%) EMC
6 1 (0.88%) NetApp
6 1 (0.88%) Oracle
6 1 (0.88%) Tableau